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  1. 1. Kids Inc After School Enrichment Program
  2. 2. Kids Inc. <ul><li>Kids Inc. is a school based enrichment and academic support program that provides safe, quality care and embedded learning for children during the after school hours. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The program operates from after school until 6:00 p.m. and is designed for children who will benefit from enrichment activities in groups with a 15 to 1 ratio. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>We are happy to make reasonable accommodations for children as long as we are able to maintain our 15 to 1 staffing ratio. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kids Inc. <ul><li>Promotes children’s learning </li></ul><ul><li>Provides inviting, fun, challenging, learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Provides innovative ideas and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides positive adult role models </li></ul>
  6. 6. Afterschool Alliance Afterschool for All <ul><li>More than 15 million school-age children (26 %) are on their own after school. Among them are more than 1 million in K through 5 (Afterschool Alliance, 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 27 million parents of school-age children are employed, including 23 million who work full time. (U.S. Department of Labor, 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Only 8.4 million K-12 children (15%) participate in afterschool programs. An additional 18.5 million would participate if a quality program were available in their community. (Afterschool Alliance, 2009) </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The hours between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. are the peak hours for juvenile crime and experimentation with drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and sex. (Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 2002) </li></ul><ul><li>Eight in 10 Americans want all children and teens to have some type of organized activity or safe place to go after school. (Afterschool Alliance & Lake, Snell, Perry & Assoc Inc., 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood education expert James Heckman concludes that a compliment of early education and participation in afterschool programs can reduce initiating drug use among youth by nearly 50% while reducing the likelihood of them skipping school by half. (Investing in Our Young People, University of Chicago, 2006) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Promising Afterschool Programs Study found that regular participation in high-quality afterschool programs is linked to significant gains in standardized test scores and work habits as well as reductions in behavior problems among disadvantaged students. (University of California at Irvine, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Annual performance report data from 21 st CCLC grantees across the country demonstrated that students attending 21 st CCLC programs improved their reading (43%) and math grades (42%). Students who attended more regularly were more likely to improve their grades and their performance on state assessments. (Learning Point Assoc, Nov 2007) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Researchers at MDRC found that as little as 45 minutes of focused academic instruction during afterschool, using specially created materials, resulted in a significant increase in students’ math scores. </li></ul><ul><li>(MDRC and the William T. Grant Foundation, 2008) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Promising Afterschool Programs Study, a study of about 3,000 low-income, ethnically-diverse elementary and middle school students, found that students reported improved social and behavioral outcomes: elementary students reported reductions in aggressive behavior towards other students and skipping school, and middle school students reported reduced use of drugs and alcohol, compared to their routinely unsupervised peers. (Policy Studies Associates, Inc., 2007) </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Parents miss an average of eight days of work per year due to a lack of afterschool care. Decreased worker productivity related to parental concerns about after school care costs businesses up to $300 billion per year. </li></ul><ul><li>(Community, Families & Work Program at Brandeis Univ., 2004; Catalyst & Brandeis Univ., Dec. 2006) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Kids Inc After School Enrichment Program
  13. 13. Safe <ul><li>School Based-on site </li></ul><ul><li>Sign in/Sign out policies </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with parents & school Email, Cell Phone, Newsletters </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>LOCATIONS: </li></ul><ul><li>All City at Jane Addams-2511 W Brookings St </li></ul><ul><li>Laura B Anderson - 1600 N Wayland Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Cleveland - 1000 S Edward Dr Discovery - 1506 S Discovery Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Harvey Dunn – 2400 S Bahnson </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene Field - 501 S. Highland Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Frost - 3101 S. 4th Ave. </li></ul><ul><li>Garfield - 2421 W 15th St </li></ul><ul><li>Hawthorne - 601 N Spring Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Hayward - 400 N Valley View Rd </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Howe - 2801 S Valley View Rd </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson– 1610 S. Lake Ave </li></ul><ul><li>John F. Kennedy - 4501 S. Holbrook </li></ul><ul><li>John Harris -3501 E 49th St </li></ul><ul><li>Longfellow - 1116 S 4th Ave Lowell - 710 W 18th St </li></ul><ul><li>Horace Mann - 1401 E 26th St </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Parks – 5701 East Red Oak Dr </li></ul><ul><li>R.F. Pettigrew - 7900 W. 53rd St </li></ul><ul><li>Terry Redlin - 1721 E Austin St </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Sullivan – 3701 E 3rd St </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Twain - 315 W 27th Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Laura Wilder - 2300 S Lyndale Ave </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 15. Active Fun <ul><li>Play organized sports </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your own game </li></ul><ul><li>Build colossal structures </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy positive friendships </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to music </li></ul><ul><li>Help your school community </li></ul>
  16. 16. Learning <ul><li>Science Explorers; Center Stage Science </li></ul><ul><li>Kidz Math; Learning Place Math; Center Stage Math </li></ul><ul><li>Kidz Lit; Center Stage Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Time to Enrich </li></ul><ul><li>SPARK; Re-Charge </li></ul>
  17. 17. Learning Continued <ul><ul><li>Investigate-Predict-Explore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Solve-Strategize-Reason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fun Stories-Cool Words-Share Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendship-Respect Citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports-Play-Active Recreation </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Schedule Highlighting </li></ul><ul><li>Arrival/Check in </li></ul><ul><li>Snack </li></ul><ul><li>Gym/Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Library/Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Math Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Science Experiments </li></ul><ul><li>Team Building </li></ul><ul><li>Character Building </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Opportunity </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Kids Inc After School Enrichment Program is a division of the Sioux Falls School District’s Curriculum Services Department. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Enrollment forms for open spaces will be available on a first come first serve basis. Please call the Kids Inc office at 367-4424 to inquire about enrollment or any other questions </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>F un with friends </li></ul><ul><li>R espect </li></ul><ul><li>I magination </li></ul><ul><li>E nergetic staff </li></ul><ul><li>N ew experiences </li></ul><ul><li>D evelop relationships </li></ul><ul><li>S afe environment </li></ul><ul><li>H ands-on Learning </li></ul><ul><li>I nviting </li></ul><ul><li>P lanned links to learning </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Rates: </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Bi-weekly Rate $78.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced Lunch Rate* $63.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Free Lunch Rate* $48.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Head Start Rate** $28.00 </li></ul><ul><li>*Proof of eligibility is required for free or reduced tuition rates. </li></ul><ul><li>**Proof of eligibility is required for Head Start rate. This rate applies to the Kindergarten year only. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Studies show that all children experience learning losses if they do not engage in summer learning opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Studies dating back to 1906 find that all children score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than they do when it begins. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>The benefits of summer learning programs are well-documented. One analysis of summer program evaluations found that they measurably increased the knowledge and skills of the participants. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>The most beneficial programs address the needs of the whole child. These programs not only boost student achievement, but also improve self-esteem and confidence. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Well-designed summer learning programs increase achievement, enhance motivation for and engagement in learning, and develop and nurture new skills and talents. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Kids Inc. Summer Academic Enrichment
  28. 28. <ul><li>Kids Inc. Summer Academics is an awesome summer day program for youth who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Each site will focus on state content standards in all academic areas as they plan and implement student activities related to the theme for each session. </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>* Kids Inc. strives to be fun, stimulate curiosity and discussion, and encourage a love for learning. This program is designed for children who will benefit from activities conducted in groups with a 15 to 1 staffing ratio. We are happy to make reasonable accommodations for children as long as we are able to maintain our ratio. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><li>Kids Inc. Academics Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>7:00 to 8:30 AM Arrival, Recreation, Learning Centers </li></ul><ul><li>8:30 to 11:30 AM Academic Enhancement Activities </li></ul><ul><li>LUNCH </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 to 4:00 PM Field Trips, Swimming, Computer, Activities </li></ul><ul><li>4:00 to 6:00 PM Recreation </li></ul>
  31. 31. Previous Summer Themes <ul><li>Kids Inc International </li></ul><ul><li>Take a trip around the globe as we explore folktales and traditions from other countries. The session will conclude with a festival of cultures. </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>On with the Show </li></ul><ul><li>Develop fine arts appreciation through music, drama, dance, and crafts. Join your friends as we make your imagination come to life. </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Construction Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Build structures that balance, launch, protect, float, support and sometimes teeter and sway. Answer questions: how high will it go, what will make it go and more. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Kids Inc. Summer Academic Enrichment <ul><li>Registration is $25 per family Sign up for all or any two week sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>***All sessions cost: </li></ul><ul><li>$230 Regular Rate </li></ul><ul><li>$170 Reduced* Lunch Rate </li></ul><ul><li>$140 Free* Lunch Rate </li></ul><ul><li>* Proof of eligibility is required for reduced tuition rates. </li></ul>